A new report shows Georgia Southern University has increased its annual economic impact of more than $1 billion on the region it serves. The report, released by the University System of Georgia, says Georgia Southern is a significant part of the system’s $17.7 billion economic impact on the state of Georgia in FY 2018.
Over the summer, three Georgia Southern students traveled to Quito, Ecuador, to participate in the Ecuador Professional Preparation Program, an 18-day cultural immersion program for psychology graduate students and mental health professionals.
Lauren Wilson, a graduate student in the Georgia Southern University Department of Biology, spent the summer working as a snake specialist in Central America. Wilson joined a research team tasked with quantifying and protecting biodiversity in the forests of Cusuco National Park, Honduras.
To meet a projected demand for computer science and information technology occupations, Georgia Southern University is launching a new, completely online, information technology degree.
Georgia Southern University’s Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education (i2STEMe) received the 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, a diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of STEM.